Patience radio spot

July 12, 2012 Comments Off on Patience radio spot

Man’s voice: I knew that Lauren was the one when I first looked at her. I was stubborn and agitated before we met.  She taught me patience and how to think before I speak. I’ve learned how to be more patient.

SFX: street cars passing by

Man’s voice: We worked in the same building but in different departments. We would always ride together to keep each other company. While I was out for lunch my co-worker informed me that she had a heart attack.

SFX: sirens

Man’s voice: I drove to the hospital but I was too late. I will remember what she has taught me and I will join her someday. I’ll do enough good to make it up to her.

Anncr:  In Utah, values count.  At Bear River Mutual, values have always guided how we live and do business.  Since 1909, our dedication to service and integrity has always been our cornerstone.  Visit us at Bear River Mutual dot comfort your home and insurance needs.

 

WACAP Fact Sheet

April 12, 2012 Comments Off on WACAP Fact Sheet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
  • World Association Children and Parents (WACAP) are one of the leading nonprofit adoption and humanitarian agencies of the United States. More than 10,000 children have been placed up for adoption with adoptable parents, and is one of the largest international adoption agencies in the United States.
  • We believe that all children are born with the right to a loving family with adequate nutrition, medical care and education.
  • WACAP is proud to be one of the largest international adoption agencies in the United States.
  • In 1976, WACAP started international adoptions in Korea. Thailand, India, Russia and China, Vietnam, Bulgaria, Ethiopia and Taiwan were also added to the adoption list.
  • International adoptions are more versatile because you can adopt children with different ages or children with moderate to severe medical or developmental conditions.
  • WACAP supports Domestic adoption in the United States.  These children are living with foster parents or parents who are willing to give up their child at birth.
  • Donate to WACAP through their Promise fund. This fund is for children waiting to be adopted who have medical conditions or who are siblings. WACAP creates materials to help struggling parents adopt through grants.
  • Sponsor a child in Ethiopia to help them get though school and provide them with home care.
  • Volunteer at WACAP to help with special events, family support groups or with outreach and advocacy.

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Illuminate India S.W.O.T. Analysis

April 12, 2012 Comments Off on Illuminate India S.W.O.T. Analysis

STRENGTHS

  • Illuminate India established on Feb 25, 2012 and have already raised $610.
  • We are helping orphanages provide children with basic needs and therapeutic services.
  • Donations continue to rise by sponsoring marathons and donating chairs to India.
  • Illuminate India is a non-profit organization and can be used for tax exemption.

WEAKNESSES

  • Lack of awareness through social media. Majority of people are friends and family of board directors and volunteers.
  • Illuminate India is a new organization that needs to spread more awareness about orphaned children in India.
  • Illuminate India is looking for more volunteers to donate, donate and to help the company grow through expertise.

OPPORTUNITIES

  • More children are receiving help because people in the community are giving back by hosting events.
  • Illuminate India can have the ability to grow through community involvement.
  • Large companies can sponsor non-profit organizations to show that they give back.

THREATS

  • The number of orphans in India grows each day and we fear that we can’t help every child.
  • Orphanages in India are often looked over, not all children can get help.
  • Other non-profit organizations have been developed to help the same cause.

For more information:
Maitreyee Brandon
Volunteer Communications Advisor
801-859-1354
Maitreyee.Brandon@gmail.com

WACAP Brochure

April 12, 2012 Comments Off on WACAP Brochure

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WORLD ASSOCIATION WITH CHILDREN AND PARENTS

We are the leading adoption and humanitarian aid agency

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TYPES OF ADOPTION

Domestic-

WACAP Supports adoption within the United States supporting any child who is currently living with foster parents or parents who are willing to give up their child at birth. Our organization works with agencies throughout the country to find parents who want to adopt an 8-years-old child.

International-

WACAP is proud to be one of the largest international adoption agencies in the United States. In 1976, WACAP started international adoption in Korea and added Thailand, India, Russia and China. In these past few years, WACAP has joined partnership with Vietnam, Bulgaria, Ethiopia and Taiwan.

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TYPES OF CHILDREN

Many of these children range in various ages. Domestic adoptions allow parents to adopt a child from elementary school age. If you currently live in Oregon or Washington, you can adopt a child at the age of 3.

International adopts are more versatile because you can adopt from various countries, ages and can adopt a child who have moderate to severe medical or developmental conditions. Many of these children need loving parents to give them the proper nutrition that they need.

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WAYS TO GIVE

Donate to the WACAP Promise Fund- Children waiting for adoptions are either older, have medical conditions or are siblings.  WACAP has made a promise to these children to find them homes. WACAP creates materials give grants to families and help families who are struggling to adopt. With your donation, you can help a loving family receive a waiting child.

Sponsor a child in Ethiopia to help them get through school and provide them with home care.

Volunteer at WACAP to help with special events, family support groups or with outreach and advocacy.

PANNEL 5

TESTIMONIALS

 “WACAP was recommended to us by another agency which had heard positive things about WACAP form other adoptive parents.” –Rosemary

“Our experience with you was wonderful! Tomorrow marks our one year anniversary! That was such an incredible day, wish I could experience it again! Thanks again for helping us bring our little girl home!” –Wendy

“We were very much impressed with WACAP’s waiting child program, and during our pervious adoption process came across positive comments about your agency in Web-group discussions” – Julie and Daniel

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ABOUT WACAP

WACAP is one of the leading nonprofit adoption and humanitarian agencies of the United States. Over 10,000 children have been placed up for adoption with adoptable parents and have been provided with food, medical care and education.

 CONTACT US

 WACAP Main Office

315 S. Second St.

Renton, WA 98057

Phone: 206-575-4550

Toll Free: 1-800-732-1887

National Adoption Month Press Release

November 2, 2011 Comments Off on National Adoption Month Press Release

WACAP Press Release

For Immediate Release
Nov 1, 2011

WACAP Celebrates National Adoption Month

Renton, WA. – World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP) is celebrating National Adoption Month for the month of November. WACAP allows potential parents to adopt children from different parts of the world and at different ages. WACAP believes that every child should receive a family and to live in a loving home.

WACAPs Family Finder Team helps parents to find waiting children that match their personality and lifestyles. Many families are often surprised that there are more boys up for adoption than there are girls globally. National Adoption Month creates more awareness to accept all children into a loving family.

To help promote more adoptions and loving families, WACAP has developed ways that the community can give way to help. Donations and volunteering for WACAP gives children and parents a home for creating a wonderful family. Volunteering can give the community the option to provide family support and promote advocacy.

WACAP is one of the leading nonprofit adoption and humanitarian agencies of the United States. More than 10,000 children have been placed up for adoption with adoptable parents and have been provided with food, medical care and education.

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For more information:
Maitreyee Brandon
WACAP Adoptee
801-859-1354
Maitreyee.Brandon@gmail.com

National Adoption Month Fact Sheet

November 2, 2011 Comments Off on National Adoption Month Fact Sheet

WACAP Fact Sheet

For Immediate Release
Nov 1, 2011

WACAP Celebrates National Adoption Month

Who: WACAP celebrates National Adoption Month with the community and society around the world.

What: National Adoption Month celebrates life-long adoptions, helps children find loving families and promotes adoptions to potential parents.

When: The whole month of November 2011.

Where: WACAP Agency and communities worldwide.

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For more information:
Maitreyee Brandon
WACAP Adoptee
801-859-1354
Maitreyee.Brandon@gmail.com

KING TV WACAP Press Release

October 18, 2011 § Leave a comment

WACAP Press Release

For Immediate Release
October 11, 2011

WACAP Partners with KING TV in Seattle

Renton, WA. – World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP) gains partnership with KING TV. Activities that these children participate in will be on KING 5 Morning News on KONG and KING 5 News at noon.

“A Family for Me” is a national recognized project hosted by WACAP. Foster children who have not received a loving home participate in a memorable day with activities created on them.

WACAP has announced they are very excited to encourage children in the Washington state foster care system to stay positive in receiving a permanent home.

Introducing these unique children and their personalities will attract a large audience and will help WACAP find these children families that will give them a loving home.

WACAP is one of the leading nonprofit adoption and humanitarian agencies of the United States. More than 10,000 children have been placed up for adoption with adoptable parents and have been provided with food, medical care and education.

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For more information:
Maitreyee Brandon
WACAP Adoptee
801-859-1354
Maitreyee.Brandon@gmail.com

WACAP Feature Story

October 18, 2011 § Leave a comment

Friends Forever for WACAP Adoptees
By: Maitreyee Brandon

Seattle, WA. – On a cold December afternoon two girls who were rather familiar with each other came off the plane from India together. Both infants were placed in the same orphanage and were WACAP adoptees. Their parents met at a WACAP adoption class and both decided to pick up their children from the airport together.

Maitreyee Brandon and Emily Baisakhi Seaborg both attended long play dates at the orphanage and continued when they both moved to Utah. In 1993, Emily Baisakhi Seaborg moved to Seattle with her family but still kept in touch with her best friend.

“Most people fall off from talking to each other while we remained great friends,” said Emily Baisakhi Seaborg. “It’s cool that we stayed friends because we still talk.”

Maitreyee Brandon and Emily Baisakhi Seaborg became pen pals, talked on the phone every month and Emily came to Utah with her mom for vacations. They were also able to call each other more because they received T-Mobile phones and could talk for free.

“Becoming friends before we met our family and staying friends is very rare,” said Emily Baisakhi Seaborg. “It’s not very common that people would be friends for this long.”

With both girls busy with college and working they still make time to stay in touch through calling or video chat through Skype. They go to each other for comfort or for updates on each other’s busy lives.

Maitreyee Brandon is currently in college for strategic communications, working and is a WACAP volunteer writer.  Emily Baisakhi Seaborg is currently studying social work and both plan on creating a charity organization to help orphanages in need.

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Web Designers Streamline

October 18, 2011 § Leave a comment

How Web Designers Can Streamline Your Website

Original Publish Date: June 28, 2011 / 11:55 AM
Posted by: Maitreyee Brandon
Marketing Assistant Intern

Displaying your company’s website can be a rough task for a small business. Society today relies on first impressions to make an informative decision. When clients look at your website, they look for easy to read information, eye catching images and fast way to find your company website. Web designers should include these features to ensure the success of a website.

Clients are often very busy and do not have time to read all the content on your website. Creating colorful headlines followed by text is also very important as clients can read keywords to get an idea of what your company is all about. One way to space out the content of your website is to add bullet points and short text. This will allow the client to read the content quickly and efficiently. If you do have a lot of information about that topic, split it up into different sub-topics for an easy read.

One of the primary ways to make your company’s website grow is to have eye catching images on your website. The human brain can understand images more quickly than it can comprehend wordy phrases. Having a simple cartoon on your website or a photograph that represents your company can help express your company’s message. The company logo should be large enough to be seen on your company’s website and should have a color scheme that is eye catching but not garish. Image slide shows are one way where you can attract a client. Three circulations are the most common and allow the client to view more images about your company.

The internal website structure should reach a large amount of online browsers and result in a higher conversation rate for your company. Having proper code structure and SEO methods can either boost your company’s business or run it to the ground. Search engines need proper keywords about your website to allow it to show up on the search engine. Having your website appear on the third page of Google is not ideal for your company. To increase the ranking of your website, choose specific keywords about your company that a client could search for on a search engine.

If you’re still stuck in a rut with your company’s website, Spyderwise has a team of experts that can help you brainstorm ideas about web design and SEO campaigns. Our goal is to make company rankings boost with our strategic programming experts and writers who can help make your website attract more online browsers than your competitor.

SEO Keyword

October 18, 2011 § Leave a comment

Keyword Research is the Key to a Successful SEO Campaign

Original publish date: July 26, 2011 / 4:35 PM
Posted by: Maitreyee Brandon
Marketing Assistant Intern

SEO as a marketing tool has become a revelation for many companies. Business progression and clientele increases can be directly related to SEO campaigns. A great way to get your company website found on a search engine is to find common keywords that potential customers would search for. SEO can be hugely beneficial; but without the right keywords, it is very difficult to get an internet marketing campaign off the ground.

The best way to search for SEO keywords is to know your topic. The more specific your keyword is, the easier it will be for your company to capture rankings using that keyword. Most online browsers search for keywords that are short and very generic, which are called short tail keywords. Short tail keywords acquire more online browsers, but it’s difficult to crack the first page of a search engine results page (SERP) for short tail terms because these keywords have a high search volume and are extremely competitive. While owning a first-page SERP spot with a short tail term is a good goal, it is usually a better idea to attack long tail terms first.

Long tail keywords are usually more specific than short tails and they have less search volume, but this makes them much less competitive. The specificity of long tail keywords means you will be making your site available to those who are searching for your exact goods or services. Ranking for long tail terms is much easier than short tail, and commanding a large amount of long tail terms will give you a volume similar to one short tail term, which will add to your website’s SEO value.

Keywords for SEO are very important because they allow potential customers to easily find your website. If your web design, content writing and blogs contain keywords that have been located as SEO targets, it will be much easier for online browsers to find your site. Many companies are all competing to be on the first page of Google SERPs.  Some ways to move your company forward is to include SEO keywords on every page of your website and to have a web design that contains excellent code structuring.

Finding the right keywords takes a lot of dedicated research. If a company goes after keywords that are too generic for them to rank on, then valuable marketing dollars will be wasted. Adequate keyword research will paint a realistic picture of the SEO landscape a company faces. Using services like Google AdWords and Pay-Per-Click (PPC) campaigns will help a company get a start on keyword research and get them on the path to first-page SERP rankings.